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Even if it is easy to answer the question “Should babies be weighed?”, it is tricky to answer the corollary “Why and how often?” objectively. Regarding babies and their health, some parents are prompt to worry and feel undermined. This is why it is important to reaffirm what we are sure of, and sort out the unnecessary drama. Beyond contentious issues, let’s try to get a clear understanding of how to use a baby scale and assess your baby’s health weight wise.
When you are thinking of buying a bathroom scale, the first logical criterion to consider is accuracy. Of course the precision of any scale depends firstly on the quality of its weighing sensors. But at Withings, we wanted to go one step beyond, to guarantee an undisputable result. This is why we came up with Position Control, and incorporated it in our smart scales.
An increasing number of persons are becoming friends with their body scale, establishing peaceful relationships with what some still consider to be an evil stepping stone. After all, don’t these “weapons of mass detection” seemingly torture the minds of the overweight and the anorexic!? On second thought, the bathroom scale’s controversial history with men (and women!) is the direct consequence of our very own dilemmas in front of peer pressure and fashion.
In the 20th century, French writer and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre summed up the difficulty to be yourself in society with very few words: “Hell is other people” – meaning that the rest of humanity acts as a deforming mirror, casting an image of us that is irremediably tainted.
A hundred years before that, Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher, said something around the same lines: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”. Read more
Every once in awhile we decide we want to change something in our lifestyle. These “moments of truth”, or “reality checks” if you prefer, often happen in the first few days of January, year after year. Ever wonder what people’s Top 3 good resolutions are? We attempted to understand why many people find themselves lacking motivation to reach those goals after some time.
New Year’s Resolutions
Are you having a hard time sticking to your New Year’s resolutions? Many of us make resolutions every year that we swear keeping, but after a couple of weeks we fall back into the same old routines. Here are some apps that can help you stick to those resolutions, whether it’s getting fit, eating healthier, or losing weight. Read more